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About InsideIllinois

An employee publication

Inside Illinois is an employee publication of the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois.

It is published on the first and third Thursday of every month (except January) by the News Bureau of the campus Office of Public Affairs. The paper is distributed through campus mail.


News is solicited from all areas of the campus and should be sent to the editor at least 10 days before publication.

The campus mail address is Inside Illinois, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, MC-428. The fax number is 217- 244-7124. The editor may be reached by calling 217-333-2895.

What if I want to place an ad?

Information on rates, dates and advertising guidelines is online. If you have any questions after reviewing this page, feel free to call (217-333-2895) or e-mail the editor.


Inside Illinois is usually published the first and third Thursday of each month (except January). Below is the publication schedule for the current academic year, including deadlines for copy (such as "brief notes") and advertising.

Items should be submitted in writing, either by e-mail, fax or campus mail. Items for Brief Notes or story ideas may be sent to Doris Dahl,


The publication schedule for academic year 2012-13 is below. If you would like a printable version of the Inside Illinois publication schedule, you may download the PDF file (below).

Fall 2012 • Spring 2013 • Summer 2013

Publication Date
Briefs Deadline
Advertising Deadline

   FALL 2012

Sept. 6 Aug. 29 Aug. 30
Sept. 20 Sept. 12 Sept. 13
Oct. 4 Sept. 26 Sept. 27
Oct. 18 Oct. 10 Oct. 11
Nov. 1 Oct. 24 Oct. 25
Nov. 15 Nov. 7 Nov. 8
Nov. 29+ Nov. 20++ Nov. 20++
Dec. 13+ Dec. 5 Dec. 6

   SPRING 2013

Jan. 17 Jan. 9 Jan. 10
Feb. 7 Jan. 30 Jan. 31
Feb. 21 Feb. 13 Feb. 14
March 7 Feb. 27 Feb. 28
March 21 March 13 March 14
April 4 March 27 March 28
April 18* April 10 April 11
May 2 April 24 April 25

   SUMMER 2013

May 16 May 8 May 9
June 6 May 29 May 30
June 20 June 12 June 13
Fri. July 5** June 26 June 27
July 18 July 10 July 11
Aug. 1 July 24 July 25
Aug. 15 Aug. 7 Aug. 8

+ The final two fall 2012 issues of Inside Illinois do not fall on the usual first and third Thursday schedule. There will be three issues in November and one in December. Please not the adjusted dates and deadlines.

++ Deadlines moved because of campus holiday.

* Administrative Professionals recognition issue (campus units)

•• Issue date moved to Friday, because of Fourth of July holiday.


Doris K. Dahl,

Assistant Editor
Mike Helenthal,

Brian Stauffer,


Agriculture, Applied Health Sciences, Life Sciences
Diana Yates, 217-333-5802

Arts, humanities
Dusty Rhodes, 217-333-0568

Business, Labor, Law
Phil Ciciora, 217-333-2177

Education, Social Work
Sharita Forrest, 217-244-1072

Engineering, Physical Sciences
Liz Ahlberg, 217-244-1073

International Programs, Media, Social Sciences
Craig Chamberlain, 217-333-2894

Public Safety, Student Affairs, Administration,
Mike Helenthal, 217-333-5491

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